CALGARY, September 24, 2010 - Mr.Douglas R. Martin, Chairman of the Board of Enerplus Resources Fund ("Enerplus") (TSX - ERF.un, NYSE - ERF) is pleased to announce that Mr. Elliott Pew has joined the Board of Directors of Enerplus.
Mr. Pew brings 30 years of oil and gas industry experience to Enerplus. He has served in various oil and gas executive positions including Executive Vice-President of Exploration with Newfield Exploration Company, Senior Vice-President of Exploration with American Exploration and Chief Operating Officer of Common Resources, a company he helped co-found that was involved extensively in both the Haynesville and Eagleford natural gas shale plays.
Mr. Pew is a geology graduate of
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Gordon J. Kerr
President & Chief Executive Officer
Enerplus Resources Fund